Swarm of Tiny Swimming Robots Could Look for Life on Distant Worlds

Swarm of Tiny Swimming Robots Could Look for Life on Distant Worlds

A concept in development at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory would allow potential planetary missions to chase interesting clues in subsurface oceans. Someday, a swarm of cellphone-size robots could whisk through the water beneath the miles-thick icy shell of Jupiter’s moon Europa or Saturn’s moon Enceladus, looking for signs of alien life. Packed inside a narrow […]

NASA Names Winners of Lunar Robotics Design Contest

NASA Names Winners of Lunar Robotics Design Contest

NASA names two national winners for the Lunabotics Junior contest: Lucia Grisanti, for grades K-5 and Shriya Sawant for the grades 6-12 were selected from approximately 2,300 submitted designs of Moon rovers.Credits: Future Engineers NASA has chosen two students as winners of the Lunabotics Junior Contest, a national competition for K-12 students featuring the agency’s Artemis missions. […]

Motiv Space Systems and Blue Origin Announce ModuLink

Motiv Space Systems and Blue Origin Announce ModuLink

Motiv and Blue Origin awarded DIU contract to develop modular and scalable space robotics. Motiv Space Systems announced today it has been awarded a contract under the Defense Innovation Unit’s (DIU’s) Modularity for Space Systems Program (M4SS) together with sub-contractor Blue Origin. The contract leverages Motiv’s advanced space robotics technology to enable a new age […]